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EtymologyEdit

Late Latin acquietare; Latin ad + quies (rest). See quiet and compare acquit

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acquiet (third-person singular simple present acquiets, present participle acquieting, simple past and past participle acquieted)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To quiet.
    • 1613, Anthony Sherley, Sir Antony Sherley, His Relation of His Travels in Persia, page 86:
      [] can acquiet his mind from stirring you against your own peace, tranquillity and security of your state and person.

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